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Uncharted Waters: Hearing Industry Leaders Discuss Challenges of Navigating COVID-19 Crisis

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe has been swift and severe. Many countries have instructed ‘non-essential’ businesses to close and have issued ‘shelter in place’ orders for their citizens to remain at home except to get food or medicine, in an effort to reduce spread of the virus.  In addition to the…

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Starkey Releases Remote Programming Feature to All Patients

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – In response to the ongoing challenges facing hearing care providers and their patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Starkey has made its telehealth technology available to even more hearing aid users. Effective immediately, the Hearing Care Anywhere remote programming feature is now enabled across all technology tiers of Starkey’s Livio, Livio AI and…

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Starkey Launches Livio Edge AI Hearing Aids; Announce Additional Feature and App Updates

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Building on the success of the “world’s first Healthable” hearing aid, Livio AI, Starkey has announced the release of Livio Edge AI. The new Livio Edge AI, which was recently unveiled at the Starkey Innovation Expo, is said to combine “industry-leading sound quality and sound processing for challenging listening environments”. With a…

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Phonak Expands Marvel Technology Portfolio: Now Available in Custom and BTE Hearing Aids

STAFA, SWITZERLAND – Phonak, one of the world’s leading providers of hearing aid solutions, today announced that its popular Marvel technology is now available in more styles and form factors. This includes an expanded portfolio of custom in-the-ear (ITE), super-power, and pediatric hearing aids across multiple performance levels. According to the company’s press release, “over…

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Call for Entries: What’s Next Innovation Challenge Asks Entrepreneurs to Solve Hearing Loss for Those Over 50

ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Entrepreneurs with solutions to address the hearing loss issues of those age 50+ have until the deadline of March 1 to enter their product or service into the What’s Next Innovation Challenge held during the March 26 What’s Next Longevity Business Summit. The competition is hosted by Mary Furlong & Associates and sponsored…

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The 2020 Audiology Professional Dispensing Survey

Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), a leading online resource for hearing professionals and consumers with hearing loss, has released the results of its 2020 Audiology Professional Dispensing Survey. The online survey was conducted in January 2020, with the purpose of exploring current professional opinion and dispensing patterns in the United States. Approximately 225 audiologists…

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Hearing Industry Begins to Feel Economic Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China is increasingly being felt by the global economy. Beyond the human toll of the pneumonia-like disease, which has sadly sickened tens of thousands and claimed over 1,000 lives as of early February, 2020, the economic repercussions are now being felt by large and small businesses across the…

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Facebook Seeking Research Audiologist

Facebook has piqued the interest of the hearing healthcare community with a recent job posting, which states the company is seeking a research audiologist for Facebook’s Redmond, Washington campus. According to details from the job listing: “This role is focused on evaluating advanced algorithms, signal processing techniques, and be key in fitting and programming these…

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ReSound Named Winner of 2020 BIG Innovation Award

BALLERUP, DENMARK — ReSound announced this week it has been named a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group.  According to the company’s press release, “the award recognizes and celebrates ReSound’s landmark creation of the world’s first hearing aids capable of directly streaming audio with Bluetooth Low Energy from millions…

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Starkey Unveils Livo Edge AI; First Custom Lithium Ion Rechargeable Hearing Aid

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Today, Starkey Hearing Technologies unveiled the Livio Edge AI hearing aid at the Starkey Hearing Innovation Expo. The newly announced device comes with a number of unique features, including some firsts for the hearing industry.   Livio Edge AI Features:    Thrive Care App: More than 34 million Americans are caregivers.…

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